May 2015 Material Design Spec Update
Today’s a big day for design here at Google—along with the new google.com/design
, we’ve got a lot more tools and content to share.
For starters, we’re updating the material design guidelines today (google.com/design/spec
), with a focus on guidance for larger screens
. We heard loud and clear from designers across the community that the guidelines for tablet and desktop sizes left a lot of open questions, so we’re providing additional recommendations for these sizes with this update. But that’s not all—the list of updates includes:
• Adaptive UI
: a new section on layout and navigation for large screens.
: a new section with suggestions for different levels of navigation.
• FAB expansion
: additional examples of FAB expansion animations.
• Launch screens
: a new section on displaying app branding and placeholder content when launching an app.
• Empty states
: a new section on treatment for empty collections and other empty states.
For the full breakdown of what’s been added and updated, check out the What’s New section in the spec: http://www.google.com/design/spec/whats-new/whats-new.html